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Objections to Patents and Copyrights

Patents, copyrights and trade secrets, and other forms of so called “intellectual property” are simply government granted monopolies. If others can use an idea you claim credit for as well as you can, they should be allowed to compete with you. 896 more words

Politics

Bubbles

Some people blame individualism, or even selfishness, for all the evil of the world. What such people don’t realize is that if they follow that kind of thinking, they should take that blame as well, for they are individuals and do things the way every individual do. 778 more words

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Embracing, Living, and Maintaining the Anarchocapitalist Worldview

Becoming an anarchist was quite painful, being an anarchist can be tiring at times and maintaining this view: I sure hope I will. This article is mainly inspired by Jeffrey Tucker’s… 3,061 more words

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Science in its youth

In Resurrection and Moral Order, Oliver O’Donovan briefly addresses this interesting question: is science necessarily wedded to the nominalist and voluntarist theologies of its beginnings (and the secularised repetitions of these theologies in later philosophies of science) or may it be sustained by an alternative theology? 380 more words

Oliver O'Donovan